Tag: Habit

Meeting God in the Evenings

I am a morning person, and as such, I meet with God deliberately and patiently in the mornings. It’s part of my decision to give God the ‘best’ I have. Of course, as a Christian I have the liberty to enjoy constant communion with God throughout the day. I know that He is with me…

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Hybrid-Training: The plan

One of the ideals of fitness that I’ve held onto is the ability to lift weights and run long distances. To have good strength as well as endurance. My issue is that I really struggle to get motivated with the cardio aspect of this goal…(and dieting!..but that’s not the focus here!) For probably around 10…

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Tuesday Tools – Deep Work

Around January last year (according to my Goodreads account) I finished Cal Newport’s book: Deep Work. It’s a book that argues that we come up with the best ideas and most meaningful progress when we engage in focused, uninterrupted and undistracted work. It claims that for “knowledge workers” deep work is becoming increasingly rare, with…

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Tuesday Tools: Stretching

One of the tools I use to keep going in my daily habits, routines and disciplines is a concept I call: “Stretching”. As most people who have tried implementing daily habits have noticed – consistency is a struggle. What starts out as a fun and rewarding activity (such as exercise, studying, writing, reading etc) can…

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The Power of Dependency

And I was charity shop browsing yesterday with my wife who was looking for new work clothes. We’ve recently got into this, because we really enjoy playing board games with guests…but we don’t have many games. So one friend advised us that we shouldn’t buy games brand new, because their so expensive instead get them…

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Habits – Rule of Five

A few years back I listened to a talk from John Maxwell, a leadership-guy from America, who said that he had a rule of five. He explained that a rule of five consists of 5 activities you try to get done every day. He compares it to cutting down a tree: if you hit a tree with…

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